U.S., World Muslim Leaders' Open Letter Refutes ISIS's Ideology, Urges Supporters to 'Repent,' 'Return to the Religion of Mercy'

isis-letter(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/24/14) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), in cooperation with the Fiqh Council of North America, today joined a number of national and local Muslim scholars and leaders at a National Press Club news conference in Washington, D.C., to release a first-of-its-kind open letter in Arabic (with English translation) signed by more than 120 international scholars of Islam and Muslim leaders refuting the ideology of the terrorist group ISIS and urging its supporters to repent and "return to the religion of mercy."

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Minnesota Muslims to Host Seminar for Law Enforcement

MN-police-trainingSeminar designed to emphasize community engagement and enhance mutual understanding between law enforcement and the Muslim community

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 9/23/14) -- On Wednesday, September 24, the Minnesota Muslim community will host a day-long seminar for law enforcement personnel titled "Muslims, Somalis and Law Enforcement in Minnesota: Building Effective Relationships." The seminar will emphasize community engagement and the enhancement of mutual understanding between law enforcement and the Muslim community.

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